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China will not go to war for North Korea: former general

China will not go to war for North Korea: former general

China will not step in to save neighboring North Korea if the Pyongyang regime collapses or starts a war, a retired People’s Liberation Army general said, possibly signalling waning patience in Beijing with its wayward, nuclear-armed ally. “China is not […]


Iranian Leader Tells Armed Forces to Stay Ready for Combat

Iranian Leader Tells Armed Forces to Stay Ready for Combat

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Iranian navy officials on Sunday to improve their capability for combat, irrespective of political negotiations which may be taking place. “Given our vast maritime borders and the enemy’s huge investments in this area, our armed forces […]


US Army CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

US Army CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning the greater Army community about a new carjacking scam targeting unsuspecting holiday shoppers. Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, special agents were recently alerted through law enforcement channels about a […]


New ‘breed’ of US Army dog handlers

New ‘breed’ of US Army dog handlers

Soldiers of the U.S. Army’s Military Police Corps newest military occupational specialty are making history on Fort Leonard Wood. The inaugural company of 31 Kilos, Military Working Dog Handlers, is about to finish phase one of Advanced Individual Training, referred […]


Swedish Armed Forces to Test CybAero RPAS from Visby Corvette

Swedish Armed Forces to Test CybAero RPAS from Visby Corvette

First North-listed CybAero has been selected by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to conduct test and demonstration flights from Sweden’s world-leading Visby class corvette in Q3, 2015. Sweden-based CybAero was chosen ahead of other international competitors. It is estimated […]


Brazil Picks MBDA’s Sea Ceptor for New Corvettes

Brazil Picks MBDA’s Sea Ceptor for New Corvettes

The Brazilian Navy has selected MBDA’s Sea Ceptor to provide the local area air defence for its next generation Tamandaré class corvettes. After the UK’s Royal Navy (RN) and the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN), Brazil’s is now the third […]


Frontrunners emerge for top Pentagon job

Frontrunners emerge for top Pentagon job

A pair of frontrunners have emerged to take charge at the Pentagon after President Barack Obama announced the departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. If former under-secretary Michele Flournoy gets the nod, she would be the first woman to hold […]


France at the UN warns North Korea over nuclear threat

France at the UN warns North Korea over nuclear threat

France warned North Korea on Monday that it would likely face more UN sanctions if it follows through on threats to carry out a nuclear test. North Korea has reacted angrily to a UN resolution condemning its human rights record […]


US Defense Secretary Hagel resigns

US Defense Secretary Hagel resigns

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will resign on Monday, senior officials told reporters, as the White House faced mounting criticism over its handling of the war against the Islamic State group and the campaign in Afghanistan. The former senator, who […]


 
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